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Arielli, Nir

Transnational Soldiers

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Transnational Military Service since the Eighteenth Century
Nir Arielli, Bruce Collins

Section I. Re-examining the Decline of Mercenary Armies, 1776–1815

2. Desperate for Soldiers: The Recruitment of German Prisoners of War during the American War of Independence, 1776–83
Daniel Krebs

3. German Auxiliary Troops in the British and Dutch East India Companies
Chen Tzoref-Ashkenazi

4. The Politics of Foreign Recruitment in Britain during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars
Kevin Linch

Section II. Colonial Military Mobilization

5. The Military Marketplace in India, 1850–60
Bruce Collins

6. Recruitment Policies and Recruitment Experiences in the French Foreign Legion
Christian Koller

7. ‘They Had the Sea in Their Blood’: Caymanian Naval Volunteers in the Second World War
Daniel Owen Spence

Section III. After Empire: Flows of Military Talent

8. From Imperial Soldiers to National Guardians: German and Lithuanian Volunteers after the Great War, 1918–19
Tomas Balkelis

9. Transnational Flows of Military Talent: The Contrasting Experiences of Burma and Thailand since the 1940s
Nicholas Farrelly

10. Of Local Identities and Transnational Conflict: The Katangese Gendarmes and Central-Southern Africa’s Forty-Years War, 1960–99
Miles Larmer

Section IV. Ideology, Adventure, Coercion

11. ‘Strangers, Mercenaries, Heretics, Scoffers, Polluters’: Volunteering for the British Auxiliary Legion in Spain, 1835
Martin Robson

12. British Red Shirts: A History of the Garibaldi Volunteers (1860)
Marcella Pellegrino Sutcliffe

13. Getting There: Enlistment Considerations and the Recruitment Networks of the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil War
Nir Arielli

14. Fighting in Three Uniforms: Soviet POWs in World War Two
Dónal O’Sullivan

15. Conclusions: Jihadists, Diasporas and Professional Contractors — The Resurgence of Non-state Recruitment since the 1980s
Nir Arielli, Bruce Collins

Keywords: History, European History, World History, Global and Transnational History, Modern History, History of Military

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
274 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137296634
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34012-5

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